"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
An Italian family monitors the amount of food it wastes and finds it amounts to between 30 and 50 euros per week. The family is taking part in a project aimed at reducing the amount of discarded food.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni have called on European states to do more to help resolve the migrant crisis
Law became a central figure in the worst crisis to hit the Roman Catholic Church in America - the alleged cover-up by church officials of sexual abuse of children by priests.
National elections in Italy look likely to be held on March 4th. The date is not yet official but Italian media say the country's president, Sergio Mattarella, is likely to dissolve parliament at the end of this month.
After the council's chainsaws, Andrea Gandini moves in with his chisel.
Rome's Trevi Fountain has turned red after an activist poured dye into it to protest against Rome's 'corruption and filth.'
Rosamund Pike, director Scott Cooper and Wes Studi lit up the red carpet in Rome for their latest film, "Hostiles," which opened the 12th Rome Film Festival.
The dying of the Trevi fountain red by serial shock artist Graziano Cecchini does nothing for the city's image claims cultural curator.
Greenpeace target diesel users in the Italian capital after finding Nitrogen Dioxide levels above WHO safety guidelines
Italian football fanatics are known for their connections to the far-right. When SS Lazio supporters used an image of Anne Frank as an insult, it created a national scandal.
Around 1,000 people have protested in Rome against giving citizenship to the children of migrants
The complete works of Katsushika Hokusai are on show in Rome until mid-January 2018.
Colosseum to reopen fifth and top tier to public.
Migrants were protesting their eviction from a nearby office building, where they had been squatting for five years
Juventus Torino and Lazio Roma face each other for a third time for this season's Italian Supercup curtain raiser.
Watch out if you’re passing through Rome’s Fiumicino Airport this summer.
Pope Francis is showing solidarity as Rome faces the prospect of water rationing
As Europe swelters in a heatwave it is not only humans that head for the ice cream van.
Zookeepers at the Bioparco zoo in Rome have been handing
Carabinieri police in Rome seize assets worth about 280 million euros in a major anti-mafia operation.
'Respect!' chant protesters in Rome as they call for changes to pay for occasional work.